OPUS - FAQs - Usage

How can the documents be viewed?

OPUS documents are accessible in PDF format. To view PDF documents, you need Acrobat Reader, which is installed as a browser plug-in. In such a case, the PDF document will be displayed in the browser. Otherwise, the browser can be configured to open Acrobat Reader as an external window when the document is opened.


Where can I search for publications in OPUS?

Documents published in OPUS can be found in the OPUS database, in the Digital Library’s union catalog Digital Documents (Verbundkatalog Digitale Dokumente), and through all standard search engines. Dissertations and postdoctoral theses are also listed in the DissOnline project at the German National Library (DNB) in Frankfurt/Main.